Thank you so much, Russell! …

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Thank you so much, Russell!

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Charli, Why is it such a hard conclusion to come to? I’ve worked so much on self-love and forgiveness. I’m happy I get to share with wonderful souls like you. <3


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Kate, yes! It is hard not to become what is drummed into us–or at least see that warped version when we look in the mirror. Thank you for being here. 🙂


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Thank you, Elaine. I am really looking forward to supporting other women on their journey to body love.


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